Demented And Sad But Social – John Hughes Breakast Club Tribute By Flux in LA By Ali MacLean By all outward accounts, I lived a charmed high school existence. An A student with long honey colored hair, I played soccer and was captain of the cheerleading squad. We even competed at a national level, which … More Demented And Sad, But Social – John Hughes/Breakfast Club Tribute By Flux In LA
Tuesday night was the first official The Voice Project fundraiser event. The Voice Project Foundation is a not-for-profit public benefit corporation. The foundation’s mission is to raise awareness and financial support for those using art to enact meaningful social change by using art for said change. Hunter Heaney and I conceived this organization back in … More The Voice Project debuts in Hollywood – Pass It On!
Space Oddities – Looking For Rock In All The Weird Places by Ali MacLean In this town, it’s easy to get jaded. Every club or party these days seems to need to top some pinnacle of bacchanale… a regular night with drinks and music just wont do. A warehouse rave is just ordinary. It has … More Space Oddities – Looking For Rock In All The Weird Places
I’ve been hustling my little bunny tail all over Southern California recently. Lately, I’m in high demand to cover shows. But once you enter the realm of music journalism, the shows become work and it’s hard to detach from being the observer, rather than the music fan. Sometimes you just want to have a blast, … More Detroit Rocks This City – Von Bondies Shake Up The Strip
Carina Round is my favorite female performer today. Her live show was phenomenal tonight – and every night I’ve seen it. She is about to leave my other faves like her (PJ Harvey, Auf Der Maur, etc) in the dust. Here’s one of her softer songs. Check her out!! more about “Carina Round – Backseat … More Carina Round – Backseat (Official Video)
Nico Vega, LA based and openers for The Von Bondies, hung out in the dressing room and answered some of my questions. more about "Ali on the Air & Antiquiet Backstage:…", posted with vodpod
Backstage of the Roxy with my Bondies. The conversation went from fascinating to silly to downright awkward. But we all had make up sex afterwards. Enjoy the lunacy of me and the Von Bondies! more about "Antiquiet Backstage: Von Bondies on V…", posted with vodpod
My Antiquiet interview (in the bathroom) with Nic Adler of the Roxy. We chat about Ticketmaster, twittering and social media in the rock club world.Part Two! more about "ALI ON THE AIR on Antiquiet – Roxy Ow…", posted with vodpod
On a rainy Friday, I visited with Dave of Chromeo at his hotel for a little chat. Poor P Thugg was deathly ill so we sent him to his room with hot liquids and sat down to talk about Dave’s Fancy Foot work, and of, course working with Daryl Hall of Hall and Oates. more … More URB Magazine Exclusive – Ali On The Air and Chromeo, Yo!